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Bayport Blog: Category - Financial wellness

You don’t have to choose between having fun and being frugal


Published: November 29, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Personal budget

If you think about having fun and being frugal a bit differently, you can do both this festive season. Many people think that when they draw up a budget, they have to say goodbye to…

How to juggle needs and wants


Published: November 21, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting, Financial education

How is it possible to cut back on expenses when you spend every rand you earn? The solution is possibly in understanding needs versus wants. When you feel that there’s not enough money to get…

Don’t let Black Friday leave you in the red


Published: October 24, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Budgeting

Black Friday, with all its mind-blowing specials can seem like a shopper’s paradise. However, if you are not careful, it is your budget that will be blown away. Black Friday is an American invention that…

How to cope with financial stress


Published: October 11, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education, Financial Stress

Simply put, financial stress is worrying about money. We’ve all been there and know how terrible it is. Now let’s look at how to deal with it and – more importantly – how to avoid…

We have to talk about money, honey


Published: September 2, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Health, Financial Planning
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Conflict about money is the second biggest reason for divorce; only infidelity causes more trouble. Therefore, the budget for your wedding is not the most important money conversation to have before the big day. The…

10 wealth creation tips for women


Published: August 8, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial education

Be clever about building real wealth Much as we want people to just be people, the world treats women and men differently. Therefore, women need to approach building wealth differently too. The most important principle…

Supercharge your savings


Published: July 25, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Managing your Money

July is National Savings Month in South Africa. Here is a bumper list of savings ideas to either get you going or to boost what you are already doing. Choose as many as you want…

End 2022 on a positive financial note


Published: July 18, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Financial Planning

So, your spending actuals don’t tie up exactly with your spending plan for the year so far. But it’s not too late. With six months to go, there’s enough time to finish the year financially…

Mid-year money check-in


Published: July 1, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Managing your Money
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It’s been at least six months since you set your financial goals for 2022. Now is a good time to take stock of your progress and, if necessary, get back on track. Just because you…

How to invest in simple terms


Published: May 16, 2022
Categories: Financial wellness
Tags: Investment

Investing is for every one of us. Let us start at the beginning by making sure we all know what we are talking about. What is investing and how is it different from saving? Saving…

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